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Saturday June 7 2014 edition 


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This week your hosts are Lynn Desjardins, and Marc Montgomery

The federal government has been embarking on an austerity programme which has meant severe and often highly cricitized funding cutbacks in a number of areas and to many institutions.



Learning language, easier or harder in a bilingual environment?.

For children growing up in a bilingual or multilingual environment, it was long thought that the “confusion” caused by such exposure would delay learning either language well.

Krista Byers-Heinlein (PhD) is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Concordia University in Montreal and member of the Centre for Research in Human Development. She is co-author of a ...


Quebec transgender kids will have summer camp

A new summer camp in Quebec will offer a place for transgender, intersex and gender creative kids to relax, have fun and just be … kids.

The Camp of Six Colors was created by Gender Creative Kids Canada, a parent action group based in Montreal. During one week in August, transgender kids aged 7 to 15 years and their ...


D-Day 70th:Battlefield tour inspires knowledge and pride

We are fast approaching the 70th anniversary of the Allied landing in Normandy to push back the forces of Nazism during the Second World War. Yet Canadian schoolchildren too often get their knowledge of the war from American films, as history courses are not obligatory in many provinces. A few dedicated school teachers are doing their best ...


Black Fashion Week in Montreal

Black Fashion Week is the brainchild of designer Adama Ndiaye of Senegal. It is her way of bringing African fashion to the world.

Ndiaye had worked in Paris with little success.  When she returned to her native Senegal, she was a big hit.  It was then that the idea for Black Fashion Week began to ...




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